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James Lee to Louisa Bellett, undated

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1, Item: 5

Scope and Contents

Fragment. A poem and letter that appears to be written by James Lee, addressed to Louisa. James's letter suggests he and Louisa are working through a problem in their relationship. He writes, "Louisa bear with my whims and follies a little longer, and all will be over, you will get rid of a childish lover, and I shall be happy in the arms of my God." No date.


  • Creation: undated


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From the Collection: 1.25 Linear Feet


From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository